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DocsCite (Arizona State Univ.)
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Introduction to Basic Legal Citation (Cornell Law School),
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Provides perspective and analysis of the U.S. Congress. It is the authoritative reference on Congressional trends, actions, and controversies.

1945 to present

Summary and analysis of major U.S. legislation, with tables, graphs & charts. Browse by subject, decade, or year; use Policy Tracker to explore a specific policy topic.

Comprehensive information on American government, politics, elections, law, public policy, and current affairs. Includes the CQ Researcher.

Covers the government and economy of 250+ countries & territories, with directory information and statistical tables. Online version of Europa World Year Book and the regional surveys.

A scholar-curated library of subject bibliographies in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences; each entry offers a guided tour through key literature on a topic.

Review essays evaluating the current thinking on a field or topic. Articles review the key issues, reveal original arguments and concepts, and set the agenda for new research.

Reference content & commentary by renowned scholars, plus Qur'anic materials, primary sources, images, maps & timelines. Includes Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World and other core reference works on Islam.

Reference dictionaries and companions, including illustrations, web links, and searching individual titles or by subject area; from Oxford University Press.

Thorough and accurate information on every country's government and political party system, with key facts and current issues.

600+ handbooks offering peer-reviewed research articles in the sciences, social sciences and humanities. Chapters can be searched, viewed & downloaded.

Coverage and analysis of every decision from the nation's highest court since the 1989-1990 term.

Biographical Sources

MLIN

Biographies from dictionaries, encyclopedias, and magazines. (Formerly Biography Resource Center.)

Profiles of members of Congress - personalities, political styles, legislative agendas, political ambitions, and reputations - plus information on campaign finance, partisan caucuses, and standing committees.